Engineering Enables Science Series: Exploring NASA Engineering Design Challenges
Thursday 08/06/2015
6:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 5-12

The NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.

Engineering Design is a common topic across each grade level in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and an important concept in understanding our world around us. Explore a variety of NASA Engineering Design Challenges that can be integrated into your physics, life science and mathematics curriculum that will guide your students on a standards-based, educational journey into the real world of engineering.

Steve Culivan is the NASA STEM Education Professional Development Collaborative Specialist at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Mr. Culivan develops and provides NASA STEM online and face-to-face professional development programs for in-service, pre-service and informal educators. Mr. Culivan was the Principal Investigator for two International Space Station (ISS) in-flight education demonstrations. He additionally developed and co-developed several NASA curriculum products. Prior to his current twenty-seven year career with NASA Education, Mr. Culivan taught middle school Earth and Space Science, life science, English, art and coached several sports in his hometown of Baton Rouge, LA. He holds a current Louisiana teaching certificate in science and English. Mr. Culivan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Louisiana Tech University and a Masters of Science degree in Education from Oklahoma State University.